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WHUT
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
will be watching very closely is india. one of china's largest trading partners. a rather unequal relationship. exports -- giant -- a three-time is from china to india. apparently the religious has been improving recently. trade ministers left where china assured india of greater market access. let's listen to what the indian finance minister has been saying about that relationship. >> china is an important country for india. they are a neighbor. they are the largest trading partner. and we remain engaged. at the same time, continue trying to create a balance because there is an adverse balance of trade, and we are seeking market access to companies -- in be in pharmaceuticals. i hope it will happen. >> slightly closer to home for us. we heard about the european growth forecast plummeting. what can they do and what and the european central bank can do about it with interest rates? >> we will be hearing from the ecb in about a half an hour's time. the expectation is they are going to keep interest rates steady at 0.75%. more interestingly will be what mario draghi actually says aft
PBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
died. her husband has taken her body back to india. i spoke to them by telephone. he claims medical staff to refuse to give his wife and abortion. >> unfortunately, it is a lot. >> she you believe if she would have been allowed the termination she wanted she would have survived? >> of course. >> ireland's health minister has ordered an immediate investigation into what happened. >> for anyone to have died during pregnancy is something we are upset by. >> ireland has had a number of referendums on abortion, but the legal agenda has not been enshrined in legislation. although abortion have been allowed when a woman's life is they say legal confusion has to be end. >> i think there is a lack of guidelines. there would not have been a mechanism for doctors to determine what to do. >> question time in dublin parliament was dominated by the guest curator modern ireland has been reluctant to legislate, but this could turn now to be a turning point in-house irish history. >> after months of speculation, we are about to find out who will takeover china costs -- china's leadership. there are
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
only one to be captured alive was executed on wednesday morning after the president of india rejected his plea for mercy. a pakistani national, he had been sentenced to death by a court in mumbai on charges of waging war against india, and murder. india's prime -- foreign minister said that pakistan objected to the decision we attempted to communicate with the pakistan -- a objected to the decision. >> we attempted to communicate with the pakistan foreign office. and since those comments were not received by the foreign office, by fax we communicated with them. >> outside, people have been celebrating an enchanting -- and chanting. execution, while legally in india, is rare. the last one was eight years ago. this man carried out one of the deadliest attack this country has seen. >> his body has been buried in the premises of this jail. the timing is significant, because it comes just days before the fourth anniversary of the november, 2008 deaths. >> last year, lasala or had the second-highest murder rate in the world. -- el salvador had the second highest murder rate in the world. ea
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
hindu festival of lights is being celebrated across india. a wide variety of items that people decorate their homes with, you'll find people wearing new and colorful clothes over the five day festivities. it's also considered a good time to buy cars, homes and jewelry. that's because it's a festival honoring the god es of wealth, lakshima. it's tradition to offer prayers, and that's what's happening here in our office. it's considered a particularly nice spirit, so even though it is a national holiday, stock markets are open for trading. but it is at nighttime when india's streets really come alive with the festivities. homes and shops are lit up with hundreds of lights and fire crackers are burst as families come together to celebrate one of india's biggest festivals. >> and to all of you celebrating, happy duvali. and the pentagon has said the top american commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is to be put under investigation. now general allen who denies any wrong doing is to be investig are being described as alleged inappropriate communications with one of the two
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
india. seven people were killed when a cyclone struck the southeast coast. the rescue operation is under way for six sailors still missing after an oil tanker ran aground. from there, we've received this report. >> the feeling of the storm lashing india's east coast. out at sea, an oil tanker that ran aground when the cyclone struck. most of its 37 crew members have been rescued, but some are still missing. throughout the day, coast guard rescue teams have been in action, trying to find the remaining sailors. now they are preparing to tow the ship back to sea before it drifts further, creating an oil slick. the cyclone made landfall on wednesday, lashing the coast with rain and high winds with speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour. power lines were brought down, and roads have been damaged, but the loss of life has been kept to a minimum. along the coast in its many fishing villages, some signs of the storms are gone -- fishermen and their families have gone to higher ground. now they are waiting. >> the worst of the storm is now behind us. for many of these people, the cyclone w
WHUT
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
, how has his life changed since then? in south asia, a cyclone has battered the southern india states. many of the coastal areas are pretty low lying, and up to 100,000 people have had to be evacuated. we understand seven people have been killed. five sailors also missing after an oil tanker ran aground off the city of chanai. our correspondent is there. >> a lot of the crew were rescued, some of them yesterday, a few early this morning, when two helicopters were able to get some of them off that ship. but five sailors are still missing. they've been missing since yesterday. in fact, there's growing concern now over their safety quite simply because it's been something like 20 hours since it went missing. the wind here has picked up a bit, but it's knock like the 100-kilometer winds that we experienced when the cyclone first made landfall yesterday. a lot of people, as you can see, are out on the beach, mainly to look at the ship mind me. there's a lot of oil on that tanker, and they are worried as it drifts closer to shore, they're concerned that some of that oil might actuall
PBS
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
emerging powers as its neighbors, china and india. it is about a country in transition. the message he gave to burma is in the city has given to the middle east as well. >> how much of the visit was about trying to contain china and show if the u.s. will be a player in the region? >> it reinforces the dynamic of the administration with burma, cambodia, vietnam, welcoming and encouraging the united states to be engaged in asia as a balancing force against a rising china. >> you work at the state department during negotiations. what was driving it then? >> it is a globalized world. when you have countries in isolation, they are capable of doing nasty things. burma has a relationship with korea. there was concern in the first two years burma was giving significant assistance to north korea and undercutting the strategy of isolating the country. being able to flip burma puts additional pressure on a country like north korea. >> how does the u.s. measure progress toward democracy? what does it do if berman stepped back? >> now the united states has diplomatic relations with burma. it can
PBS
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
1978 because there was a recognition that india children were removed from their homes at a much higher rate than other children. even with that being passed, it did not have a lot of power to really change some of the practices. >> i remember the state coming in and taking us, they did not tell us where they were going to take us. in my world, when they took me to foster care, i could not call my father. i did not know what was going on and i remember being scared. my younger brother always wanted to protect me, and i remember seeing that look on my brother's face when he started crying, leave my sister alone. he just wanted to protect me. >> all of us that have been taken as children and still as adults, it impacted every aspect of my life. it has impacted my children and my grandchildren. they decided that we needed to do something more. we needed to go back and we needed to investigate and talk about what happened. >> find out who has the story is, compile a report that will actually tell what the collective story is. we will hear stories not just to kids, but all those that are imp
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)